Budcoin to Build Marijuana Transactional Portal

Budcoin to Build Marijuana Transactional Portal

Budcoin to Build Marijuana Transactional Portal The Budcoin Portal will deliver solutions for growers, retailers, brands and end users. Whether you are a major Agricultural operation or growing plants in your home Budcoin’s interface will help you produce quality plants, discover new technology and for businesses offer a fast and secure transactional platform for industry […]

California’s Record Fire Season Update

California’s Record Fire Season Update

California’s Record Fire Season Update It is a record-setting year for wildfires in California. Among 3 major blazes, 1 threatened Yosemite National Park and another became the largest in state history. The Ferguson Fire was centered near Yosemite, which reopened Tuesday, welcome news in a state that generates $132-B in travel spending. Following are updates on three major […]

Marijuana Taxes in California a Major Disappointment

Marijuana Taxes in California a Major Disappointment

Marijuana Taxes in California a Major Disappointment California’s legal marijuana market is off to a slow start and off of the governments tax targets. Marijuana cultivation and excise tax collections hit $48-M in Q-2, state officials announced Wednesday. That is up from Q-1 but well below the windfall envisioned by the state. Finance officials had […]

Lightning Over California and Oregon, Wildfires Rage

Lightning Over California and Oregon, Wildfires Rage

Lightning Over California and Oregon, Wildfires Rage Storm clouds gathered over southern Oregon and northern California early Wednesday, threatening to spark more wildfires with lightning strikes as emergency crews battled several deadly blazes, forecasters said. The clouds carried little rain and offered little chance of a break from the bone-dry conditions plaguing the region, the […]

Firefighters Making Headway in Putting Out the ‘Holy’ Fire Near Los Angeles

Firefighters Making Headway in Putting Out the ‘Holy’ Fire Near Los Angeles

Firefighters Making Headway in Putting Out the ‘Holy’ Fire Near Los Angeles Firefighters have made significant progress trying to tamp down a wildfire that threatened homes and has been raging for days South of Los Angeles, officials said Saturday. Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect Lake […]

California Wildfires Continue to Burn

California Wildfires Continue to Burn

California Wildfires Continue to Burn California spent more than 50% of annual firefighting budget in 40 days At least 13 large fires raged across California Friday, threatening over 16,000 homes and leading to evacuation orders for nearly 25,000 residents in what is shaping up to be 1 of the worst fire seasons on record in the state. […]

WS-J: California Democrats Prioritize Green Policies Over Fire Prevention

WS-J: California Democrats Prioritize Green Policies Over Fire Prevention

WS-J: California Democrats Prioritize Green Policies Over Fire Prevention The huge wildfires in California are a reckoning for the state’s Democratic lawmakers who have repeatedly chosen to please the green lobby over fire prevention, the WS-J wrote in an editorial. Instead of being outraged at President Donald Trump for calling them out on it, California lawmakers should instead […]

President Trump Declares California Wildfires as ‘Major Emergency’

President Trump Declares California Wildfires as ‘Major Emergency’

President Trump Declares California Wildfires as ‘Major Emergency’ Sunday, US Presient Donald Trump has declared a “major disaster” in California and ordered federal funding to be made available to help recovery efforts in areas affected by wildfires, the White House said in a statement early. The White House said President Trump”ordered Federal assistance to supplement […]

California’s Wildfire, No Relief in Sight

California’s Wildfire, No Relief in Sight

California’s Wildfire, No Relief in Sight A fast-growing California wildfire that has already forced thousands to flee their homes and shut down a large national park surged overnight into Saturday, as fatigued firefighters battled gusting winds. The blaze in Mendocino County, about 90 miles (145 km) North of San Francisco, had spread to cover a […]

Oregon Has an Oversupply of Marijuana, Most Goes Unsold

Oregon Has an Oversupply of Marijuana, Most Goes Unsold

Oregon Has an Oversupply of Marijuana, Most Goes Unsold Commentary: The Oregon cannabis market is very much over-saturated. For consumers, this is great. One can walk into nearly any Oregon dispensary and find buy a gram of quality ‘bud’ for $5.00, and even concentrates are dropping in price. When the state began legal recreational sales in Y 2016, […]

Over 1000 Homes Destroyed in California Wildfires

Over 1000 Homes Destroyed in California Wildfires

Over 1000 Homes Destroyed in California Wildfires A huge wildfire in Northern California has torched more than 1,000 homes in and around the city of Redding, authorities said Wednesday as some evacuees were allowed to return home and new blazes exploded in what has become an endless Summer of flame in the Golden State. “Whatever […]

Two Wildfires Raging into Northern California Lake Communities 

Two Wildfires Raging into Northern California Lake Communities 

Two Wildfires Raging  into Northern California Lake Communities Monday, 2 major wildfires have prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people as they rage to small lake communities in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the largest and deadliest blaze burning in the Golden State. Sunday’s ordered evacuations around […]

California’s Carr Fire Surges Into City of Redding

California’s Carr Fire Surges Into City of Redding

California’s Carr Fire Surges Into City of Redding A raging Northern California wildfire surged into the City of Redding, population about 92,000, Friday after burning dozens of homes, injuring firefighters and civilians, and engulfing and killing a bulldover operator. The situation was described as chaotic by authorities. Cal Fire spokesman Scott McLean said the Carr […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Wednesday, with Soybean and Corn futures dropping to contract lows, following the news that the US announced a list of tariffs on $200-B of Chinese goods Tuesday. Agriculture grain investors were already worried about the impact of trade frictions […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Tuesday, with soybean futures falling for the 2nd straight session, mostly on US-China trade frictions, improved weather conditions in the US Midwest. The most active Corn contract for December delivery went down 6.25c, or 1.7R to close at 3.60 […]

US Judge Rules 100’d of Lawsuits Alleging ‘Roundup’ Caused Cancer Go Froward

US Judge Rules 100’d of Lawsuits Alleging ‘Roundup’ Caused Cancer Go Froward

US Judge Rules 100’d of Lawsuits Alleging ‘Roundup’ Caused Cancer Go Froward Hundreds of lawsuits alleging Roundup weed killer caused cancer cleared a big hurdle Tuesday when a US judge ruled that cancer victims and their families could present expert testimony linking the herbicide to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. US District Judge Vince Chhabria said evidence that […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Monday, with Soybean futures diving, as investors turned to technical selling amid ongoing China-US trade friction. The most active Corn contract for December delivery went down 6c, or 1.61% to close at 3.67 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 7.25c, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures rebounded at week’s end on 6 July, thanks to bargain buying amid escalating trade tensions. The most active contract for November Soybean went up 14.5c weekly, or 1.65%, to 8.945 bu. December Corn delivery rose […]

Wildfires Sweep Through California and Oregon

Wildfires Sweep Through California and Oregon

Wildfires Sweep Through California and Oregon Firefighters battling wildfires throughout the US West that have torched hundreds of homes hoped for some help from the weather Saturday even as new fires swept Southern California. A fire on the California-Oregon border that destroyed 40 buildings and claimed at least one life since Thursday remained virtually out […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) wheat rose almost 3% Thursday over declining crop estimates. The Corn contract for December delivery rose 0.25c, or 0.07% to settle at 3.645 bu. September Wheat went up 14.5c, or 2.95% to close at 5.055 bu. November Soybean were down 8.5c, or […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Wheat rebounded Tuesday on bottom picking but Soybean continued to decline amid trade uncertainty. The US grain market was closed Wednesday for the 4th of July holiday The Corn contract for December delivery rose 5.25c, or 1.46% to settle at […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Monday morning as traders now are focused on increasing trade tensions. As of 1448 GMT, November Soybeans were down 7.5c at 8.725 bu, while December Corn was down 7.5c at 3.6375 bu, and September Wheat down 11.25c at 4.90 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Ended 29 June

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Ended 29 June

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Ended 29 June $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower on week ended 29 June, with Soybean futures dropping nearly 4% as grain traders turned to technical selling amid trade tensions. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 7c weekly, or […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Thursday morning, as investors prepare for Friday’s Acreage and Quarterly Stocks Report by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). July Corn was 1.5c lower at 3.51 Bu as of 1630 GMT, September Wheat was 4c lower at 4.845 Bu, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Overall Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Overall Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Overall Higher $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mostly higher Wednesday, with soybean futures rising slightly after plunging over 30c in the past 2 sessions runnning, as market partly digested the impact of trade tensions. CBOT Wheat futures rose on bargain buying after a 3-session sell-off pushed […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Tuesday, with Soybean futures falling for a 2nd session running, on huge selling triggered by trade tensions. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 2c, or 0.57% to close at 3.5225 Bu. September Wheat delivery dropped 7.5c, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Sharply Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Sharply Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Sharply Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished sharply lower Monday, with Soybean futures diving over 20c, on massive selling triggered by trade tensions. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 6.75c, or 1.89% to close at 3.505 Bu. September Wheat delivery dropped 13.75c, or […]

$1 Billion in Bets in 102 Days on Santa Anita Horse Racing

$1 Billion in Bets in 102 Days on Santa Anita Horse Racing

$1 Billion in Bets in 102 Days on Santa Anita Horse Racing With a closing day Pick Six pool of $6,022,040 adding an exclamation point to the conclusion of Santa Anita’s Winter/Spring Meet, all sources pari-mutuel handle for the 102-day run dating back to Dec. 26, exceeded the $1 billion mark, an eight percent increase […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Last Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Last Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Last Week $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished more than 1% lower in the week ending 22 June on massive selling triggered by escalating trade tensions. The most active contract for July Soybeans were down 11c weekly, or 1.21%, to 8.945 bu. July Corn delivery fell […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Thursday, as wheat futures climbed for a 2nd day running on bargain buying following the market’s recent drop and on a weather-reduced Wheat crop in Russia, the world’s top exporter. Corn followed Wheat higher, underpinned by concerns that […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Wednesday reversing a sharp downturn in the prior session on escalating trade tensions. The most active Soybean contract for July delivery rose 0.5c, or 0.06% to settle at 8.895 bu. July Corn also went up 0.5c, or 0.14% […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Tuesday with Soybean falling to 2-year lows on escalating trade tensions between the US and China. The most active Soybean contract for July delivery fell 19.5c, or 2.15%, to settle at 8.89 bu. July Corn went down 2.25c, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed 

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed 

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Monday with Soybean rebounding amid bargain buying after 3 days running of sharp decliners. The most active Soybean contract for July delivery rose 3, or 0.33%, to settle at 9.085 bu. July Corn went down 5.25c, or 1.45% to […]

NTSB is Investigating Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Fires and Crashes

NTSB is Investigating Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Fires and Crashes

NTSB is Investigating Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Fires and Crashes $TSLA The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will send a technical specialist to observe a Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) examination into the causes of a battery explosion last Friday in West Hollywood, CA. involving 1 of the EV maker’s Model S vehicles in California, the agency said Monday. […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Friday, with Corn futures falling as weather improves. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 1.75c, or 0.48% to close at 3.6125 bu. July Wheat delivery went down 2c, or 0.4% to close at 4.995 […]

World Health Organization Found Inadequate Evidence That Coffee Causes Cancer

World Health Organization Found Inadequate Evidence That Coffee Causes Cancer

World Health Organization Found Inadequate Evidence That Coffee Causes Cancer California Moves to Declare Coffee Safe From Cancer Risk California officials bucked a recent court ruling Friday and offered reassurance to concerned coffee drinkers that their fix will not give them cancer. The unprecedented action by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment to propose […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Thursday, as investors focused on renewed trade tensions between the US and China. The Trump Administration is moving forward on placing $50-B of tariffs on Chinese on a list of 800 items, albeit lessened from 1300 items on […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded higher Tuesday, with Wheat futures rising more than 3% after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) cut its estimate for production in top exporter Russia. Corn futures rose more than 2%, while Soybean marked modest gains in the wake of […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed Monday, with Corn and Soybean futures dropping to fresh multi-month lows as widespread rains across the US midwest farm belt bolstered production outlooks for recently planted crops. Wheat futures also eased as rainfall in western Australia took the edge […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower Last Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower Last Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower Last Friday $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Friday with Wheat falling sharply on profit-taking. As of 1500 GMT, July Corn was down 0.75c at 3.755 bu, July Wheat was down 8c at 5.1875 bu, and July Soybean down 4.5c at 9.6975 bu. CBOT Wheat […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed Thursday, as Soybean futures continued to fall over supply issues and uncertainty surrounding the US-China trade talks. As of 1459 GMT, July Soybeans was down 7.25c at 9.87 bu, while July Corn was up 0.75c at 3.79 bu, and […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed +Special Report

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed +Special Report

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed +Special Report $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed. Special Report California agriculture industry worries about retaliation from trading partners against US tariffs The agriculture industry in the State of California worried that it will suffer a lot as the United States’ steel and aluminum […]

California Has Banned State Sponsored Travel to 9 US States

California Has Banned State Sponsored Travel to 9 US States

California Has Banned State Sponsored Travel to 9 US States The State of California is continuing to ban state-funded travel to places with laws perceived to discriminate against Gay and/or Transgender people, adding Oklahoma as the ban’s 9th state, Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced in a press release Friday. The restrictions on Oklahoma were added […]

High Taxed Blue State’s Triggers Migrations to Low Taxed Red States

High Taxed Blue State’s Triggers Migrations to Low Taxed Red States

High Taxed Blue State’s Triggers Migrations to Low Taxed Red States A provision within President Trump’s new tax law will induce a mass migration from high-tax blue states to low-tax red states, a “change could be good for all the states,” Professors’Art Laffer and Stephen Moore wrote today in the WS-J. Capping the deduction for […]

Worker Complaints Prompt Probe at Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) California Plant

Worker Complaints Prompt Probe at Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) California Plant

Worker Complaints Prompt Probe at Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) California Plant $TSLA CEO Elon Musk’s personal preferences were invoked as reason not to address potential hazards. California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has opened a new investigation into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) following a report about worker protections at the company’s auto plant in Fremont, California. The state […]

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any! Health experts say the controversial warning overstates the risks and that the health benefits of drinking coffee far outweigh any potential downsides. More California “Nut Country” action. Recently, a California  judge ruled that coffee sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. The Big Q: How […]

“Walls Work”, We are Building ‘The Border Wall’

“Walls Work”, We are Building ‘The Border Wall’

“Walls Work”, We are Building ‘The Border Wall’ Backing The Trump Administration’s border wall plans, Acting Deputy Commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection Ronald Vitiello pointedly struck back at criticism aimed at the border wall’s funding, necessity, and effectiveness Friday, saying his “agents and officers have decades of experience” and are “vocal about their […]

EPA Planning Roll Back of Restrictive Automotive Fuel Economy Standards

EPA Planning Roll Back of Restrictive Automotive Fuel Economy Standards

EPA Planning Roll Back of Restrictive Automotive Fuel Economy Standards $RACE, $GM, $F, $FCAU, $TM, $VLKAY The Trump Administration is expected to launch an effort to weaken greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards for automobiles, handing a victory to car manufacturers and giving them reasons to roll back restrictive industry standards worldwide. The EPA’s […]

California’s Gov. Jerry Brown In President Trump’s Sights

California’s Gov. Jerry Brown In President Trump’s Sights

California’s Gov. Jerry Brown In President Trump’s Sights US President Donald Trump said he stands in solidarity with the citizens of Orange County, California who are defending their rights against the state’s “illegal sanctuary policies.” President Trump’s comments came in a pair of Wednesday afternoon Tweets. Tuesday, Orange County officials voted to join a Trump Administration […]

President Trump, “Sanctuary Cities Are Dangerous”

President Trump, “Sanctuary Cities Are Dangerous”

President Trump, “Sanctuary Cities Are Dangerous” Tuesday, US President Donald Trump told law enforcement that “sanctuary cities are dangerous, and we’re going to take care of the problem.” “We’re going to win it,” President Trump told national and local law enforcement officials at a Roundtable on sanctuary cities at the White House. “It’s not going […]

Californians Fleeing Jerry Brown’s Sanctuary State

Californians Fleeing Jerry Brown’s Sanctuary State

Californians Fleeing Jerry Brown’s Sanctuary State California is a Key battleground state on the issues of immigration reform and protecting illegal immigrants in sanctuary cities. The state’s progressive Democratic Governor Jerry Brown has approved a law that prevents police from inquiring about immigration status and curtails law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration officers. The Golden […]

DOJ  Lawsuit Against California Will Protect United States

DOJ  Lawsuit Against California Will Protect United States

DOJ  Lawsuit Against California Will Protect United States Wednesday, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) applauded the Department of Justice for filing a lawsuit against the State of California, calling it a “great move” that will help defend the United States. “Ultimately, our federal officers have an obligation to defend our country from enemies, foreign and domestic,” […]

US DOJ Takes Aim at California Lawlessness

US DOJ Takes Aim at California Lawlessness

US DOJ Takes Aim at California Lawlessness Late Tuesday, the US Justice Department (DOJ) sued California, upping the battle between The Trump Administration and state/local governments over the issue of providing sanctuaries from a crackdown on immigration enforcement. The lawsuit names Gov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, challenges 3 recently passed state […]

California’s Marijuana Growers Are Slow to Join the Legal, Regulated System

California’s Marijuana Growers Are Slow to Join the Legal, Regulated System

California’s Marijuana Growers Are Slow to Join the Legal, Regulated System The vast majority of California’s marijuana growers have yet to try to move into the state’s new legal regulatory framework, leaving big questions looming around whether they can survive in the brave new world of legal weed, whether a substantial illicit market will remain, […]

Santa Anita Alive with Derby and Oaks Fever

Santa Anita Alive with Derby and Oaks Fever

Santa Anita Alive with Derby and Oaks Fever Ed Golan Looks at the Weekend Action at Santa Anita DERBY FEVER HAS TEMPERATURES RISING IT’S MILLER TIME IN SATURDAY’S DAYTONA STREAKING MARE IS BACK IN WISHING WELL             TOP SOPHS PREP FOR THREE-YEAR-OLD STAKES              With the Santa Anita Derby and Santa Anita Oaks six […]

LA: Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales Top Estimates

LA: Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales Top Estimates

LA: Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales Top Estimates Marijuana sales in Los Angeles are higher than estimated since marijuana became legal on 1 January according to reports “Originally the department was given a budget of $1.3-M, and to date we have collected over $2.2-M in licensing fees, and we have around about $800,000 in outstanding invoices, […]

Marijuana is Illegal “everywhere” in America

Marijuana is Illegal “everywhere” in America

Marijuana is Illegal “everywhere” in America Earlier this year, Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) threatened to hold up Key Justice Department nominees until US Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed his position on state marijuana laws. Senator Gardner is sticking to his word, and  is receiving blow-back from US AG Jeff Sessions, who calls the confirmation delay “frustrating.” […]

Santa Anita Saturday Racing Preview

Santa Anita Saturday Racing Preview

Santa Anita Saturday Racing Preview HOLLENDORFER’S UNIQUE BELLA TOWERS OVER RIVALS IN SATURDAY’S GRADE II, $200,000 SANTA MARIA STAKES FOR OLDER FILLIES & MARES AT 1 1/16 MILES   REDDAM’S MOPOTISM SHOOTS FOR HER SECOND CONSECUTIVE GRADED VICTORY   Unique Bella, America’s reigning Eclipse Champion Female Sprinter, towers over four rivals in Saturday’s Grade II, […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update, Plus California Banking Policy California’s Treasurer wants to create a public bank for the cannabis business. The medical marijuana movement loses a founding father, and the only other action this past week was a pair of CBD bills. California Last Saturday, Dennis Peron, “the Father of Medical Marijuana,” died at age 72. A […]

Big Saturday of Racing at Santa Anita

Big Saturday of Racing at Santa Anita

Big Saturday of Racing at Santa Anita Grade II, $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes Recently crowned America’s Eclipse Award-winning Champion Sprinter for 2017, trainer Peter Miller’s Roy H looms a complete standout as he seeks his third consecutive win in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes going six furlongs at Santa Anita.  To be run […]

The State of California is Poverty’s Worst Friend

The State of California is Poverty’s Worst Friend

The State of California is Poverty’s Worst Friend Much like FDR’s failed economic policies, the State of California would do more for the poor by just leaving them alone. The League of Nations’ records of levels of employment before and after the Depression showed that most nations that simply did nothing but wait, fared much […]

Bitcoin’s ‘Hot’ and Coming to Real Estate Market

Bitcoin’s ‘Hot’ and Coming to Real Estate Market

Bitcoin’s ‘Hot’ and Coming to Real Estate Market $BTCUSD Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially in Florida, offering foreign investors a way to avoid currency controls at home and US economic sanctions. As of the end of Y 2017, the digital currency was listed as a way to pay for some […]

1st Year California Recreational Marijuana Sales Estimated at $3.4-B

1st Year California Recreational Marijuana Sales Estimated at $3.4-B

1st Year California Recreational Marijuana Sales Estimated at $3.4-B Thursday’s California’s Department of Finance declared that it expects residents to buy nearly 1-M pounds of Marijuana over the 1st full budget year of it recreational legalization If the estimates for sales between 1 July 2018- 1 July 2019 are correct, it would amount to $3.4-B […]

Governor Jerry Brown’s Deceit is Killing California

Governor Jerry Brown’s Deceit is Killing California

Governor Jerry Brown’s Deceit is Killing California Mr. President, Build the Wall, and cut all federal subsidies to California. Destructive humanitarian BUNK happened when California became a “sanctuary state” on 1 January 2018. Gov. Jerry Brown is the glue. Now the status of sanctuary state is an open invitation for illegals to come to California and exploit its […]

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence “Pepita Canaã” The largest surviving Gold Nugget, on display at the Brazilian central bank headquarters, Brasilia Ironstone’s “Crown Jewel” gold nugget is a single piece of crystalline leaf gold found in California in December 1992 by Sonora Mining Company is the 5th largest and pictured above Throughout gold rush […]

Firefighters Working to Prevent Montecito from Being Consumed

Firefighters Working to Prevent Montecito from Being Consumed

Firefighters Working to Prevent Montecito from Being Consumed 8000 firefighters are trying to prevent perhaps the biggest fires in California’s history from consuming homes in Santa Barbara and the nearby enclave of Montecito. They are hoping less powerful Santa Ana winds would help them Sunday after they managed to stop it from burning thousands of […]

Santa Barbara, California Under Mandatory Evacuation, Wildfires Rage 

Santa Barbara, California Under Mandatory Evacuation, Wildfires Rage 

Santa Barbara, California Under Mandatory Evacuation, Wildfires Rage Residents piled into cars and fled Saturday, turning downtown Santa Barbara into “a ghost town” as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California’s history toward the city and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito. The mandatory evacuations around Montecito and neighboring Summerland came as […]

Sky-high Housing Costs Make California the Poorest State

Sky-high Housing Costs Make California the Poorest State

Sky-high Housing Costs Make California the Poorest State California leads the nation once again in a statistic no state wants to boast about. When the cost of living is factored in, the Golden State has the highest poverty rate in the country. More than 20 percent of its residents struggle to make ends meet, according […]

California Clears the Way for Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales

California Clears the Way for Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales

California Clears the Way for Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales California’s big cities clear the way for legal Marijuana sales, California’s small Marijuana farmers worry about big grower competition Delaware police want Cannabis People’s guns. Marijuana Policy California NORML Recommends Priority Licensing for Small-Scale & Outdoors Cultivators. The marijuana activist group is calling on state regulators […]

California Blaze Rages Threatening Coastal Towns

California Blaze Rages Threatening Coastal Towns

California Blaze Rages Threatening Coastal Towns Firefighters kept a wall of flames from descending mountains into coastal neighborhoods after a huge and destructive Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the 5th largest in state history. Tens of thousands remained under evacuation orders Monday as the fire churned west through foothill areas of Carpinteria and […]

Huge Southern California Wild Fire Flares Up

Huge Southern California Wild Fire Flares Up

Huge Southern California Wild Fire Flares Up Sunday, a powerful flare-up on the Western edge of Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and along hillsides toward coastal towns. Crews with help from a fleet water-dropping planes and helicopters saved homes as unpredictable […]

Michelin Rated Chef Antonio Mure’ Barrique in America’s Top 100 Restaurants

Michelin Rated Chef Antonio Mure’ Barrique in America’s Top 100 Restaurants

Michelin Rated Chef Antonio Mure’ Barrique in America’s Top 100 Restaurants Romantic Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar in Venice, California Chef Antonio Murè literally brings a lot to the tables in his Venice, California restaurant. Chef Mure’ was born in Porto-palo di Capo Passero, Sicily, and grew up in Parma, Emilia Romagna, his  formative years […]

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Hammers for $17.99-M in New York

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Hammers for $17.99-M in New York

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder Hammers for $17.99-M in New York $RACE, $BID RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) wrapped up its auction in New York, where it sold 2 Silver roadsters, 1 of them selling for the price of $17.99-M. There were just 4 of the Ferrari 250 GTS LWB all aluminum California’s w/0 covered headlights, I owned […]

FLASH: DOJ May Enforce Marijuana Laws in States Where Legal

FLASH: DOJ May Enforce Marijuana Laws in States Where Legal

FLASH: DOJ May Enforce Marijuana Laws in States Where Legal The US Justice Department (DOJ) may reverse course from The Hussein Obama Era and toughen enforcement of federal laws against marijuana possession, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said late Wednesday. “We are looking very hard on that right now,” USAG Sessions told reporters. “We had a […]

Recreational Marijuana Legal in California Soon, Banks Will Not Touch Cash

Recreational Marijuana Legal in California Soon, Banks Will Not Touch Cash

Recreational Marijuana Legal in California Soon, Banks Will Not Touch Cash Marijuana will likely be a thriving business in California next year, with expected revenue of $5.2-B, but there few banks will take its cash. The recreational use of Marijuana becomes legal on New Year’s Day, and the California itself will collect a much needed […]

Tesla (NYSE:TSLA) Racial Bias Lawsuits ‘Tearing Down Tesla’

Tesla (NYSE:TSLA) Racial Bias Lawsuits ‘Tearing Down Tesla’

Tesla (NYSE:TSLA) Racial Bias Lawsuits ‘Tearing Down Tesla’ $TSLA Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) is being accused of allowing its California production plant to become a “hotbed for racist behavior.” A racial discrimination lawsuit, filed Monday in California Superior Court in Oakland, said Black employees were addressed by racial slurs and company management ignored their complaints. The […]

Week 38: President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office

Week 38: President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES Devastating wildfires are still raging across California, taking numerous lives, 38 now confirmed dead, 100’d missingg, destroying more than 2,000 homes and businesses, and threatening the health and safety of people across the state. Vice President Pence visited California’s emergency management headquarters where […]

Progress Made in Northern California Wildfire

Progress Made in Northern California Wildfire

Progress Made in Northern California Wildfire Friday, after a 5th day of extreme firefighting in California’s wine country there is a bit of  hope, as crews batting the flames reported their 1st progress toward containing the mighty blazes, and 100’s more firefighters join the effort. Fully 17 large fires were still burning across Northern California, […]

The Scope of the California Wine Country Wildfires is Huge

The Scope of the California Wine Country Wildfires is Huge

The Scope of the California Wine Country Wildfires is Huge $BF-B, $MMC The fires ravaging Northern California will leave the area’s renowned wine industry with damage that will be felt for a long, long time. At least 4  Napa Valley vineyards have been destroyed or significantly damaged, and the toll may be even worse in […]

Big Coffee in California Courts

Big Coffee in California Courts

Big Coffee in California Courts $SBUX A cup of Coffee in California could soon make us think 2X before the 1st sip. A nonprofit group wants Coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing chemical brewed in every pot, and has been presenting evidence in a Los Angeles courtroom to make […]

Western US Ravaged by Wildfires, Carib and East Coast Lashed by Storms

Western US Ravaged by Wildfires, Carib and East Coast Lashed by Storms

Western US Ravaged by Wildfires, Carib and East Coast Lashed by Storms The smoke, the flames, the aching lungs, the evacuations, they are Summertime facts of life in the US West, where every wildfire season competes with memories of previous destruction. This year was supposed to be mild after an extremely wet Winter and Spring […]

SoCal, a Good Place to Watch Monday’s Solar 

SoCal, a Good Place to Watch Monday’s Solar 

SoCal, a Good Place to Watch Monday’s Solar Most of Southern California will provide a good view of Monday’s solar eclipse, but not at the beach. The National Weather Service is forecasting overcast skies up and down the coast, from Malibu to San Diego Monday morning, when for the 1st time in 38 years a […]

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up”

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up”

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up” $AAPL, $FB, $GOOGL Corporate profits at California-based transnational corporations such as Apple, Facebook, and Google are hitting record highs. California housing prices from La Jolla to Berkeley along the Pacific Coast can top $1,000 a sqf It seems as if all of China is willing to pay premium […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Marks 70th Anni at Pebble Beach

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Marks 70th Anni at Pebble Beach

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Marks 70th Anni at Pebble Beach $RACE, $BID One up and coming event that Ferrari fans should not miss is the Monterey Car Week that will run through the week of 18 August. This is because the iconic Italian Supercar maker will be bringing 70 historic models to the Key event at Pebble […]

What California’s Real Estate Slowdown Means For Home Prices

What California’s Real Estate Slowdown Means For Home Prices

What California’s Real Estate Slowdown Means For Home Prices 6 months of slipping sales suggest a economic slowdown in California, what does that mean for home prices? Home sales are down in California for the for the 6th month running, suggesting an impending slowdown even as prices have set new records. Despite strong closed escrow […]

California Growing Too Much Marijuana, Supply Stacks Up

California Growing Too Much Marijuana, Supply Stacks Up

California Growing Too Much Marijuana, Supply Stacks Up California’s marijuana growers are producing far more pot than is consumed in-state, and will be forced to reduce crops under new regulations that ban exports. Nevertheless, some marijuana growers are likely to stay in the black market and send marijuana to other states, activity that’s also illegal […]

Record High Heat in SoCal, Wildfire Destroys Homes

Record High Heat in SoCal, Wildfire Destroys Homes

Record High Heat in SoCal, Wildfire Destroys Homes A fast-moving wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills destroyed 10 structures, including homes, and led to several minor injuries, fire officials said Saturday as blazes threatened homes around California during a heat wave. The fire South of Oroville was one of more than a dozen burning in […]

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California With the perfected idea of California on Recreational Marijuana (RM) is less than a year away, state lawmakers approved legislation that illustrates what that may look like, think: Marijuana samples at the county fair, home delivery, Organic label regulations and an industry a […]

Recreational Marijuana Use Coming to California in 2018

Recreational Marijuana Use Coming to California in 2018

Recreational Marijuana Use Coming to California in 2018 In Y 2018, 25 years after approving medical marijuana, Californians will be able to consume it for recreational, and the localities that have reaped the most from legal marijuana sales may in for a billion-dollar windfall. Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Alameda counties collected the most in […]